5th International ISEKI_Food Conference

University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany (English)


The ISEKI-Food Association in collaboration with the University of Hohenheim is organising the 5th edition of the International ISEKI_Food Conference: “The Food System Approach – New challenges for Education, Research and Industry". 


This 5th edition will have as driving topic “The Food System Approach – New challenges for Education, Research and Industry“. A modern approach to face the societal, climate and nutritional challenges, impairing food security and the global sustainability of the food chain, has to consider all activities related to food production, processing, packaging, distribution preparation and consumption as part of a complex system where each element interacts with the other. The Food System Approach shall contribute towards good food utilisation, access and availability, taking into consideration social and environmental welfare.


The Conference will include three main sessions where educational, research and industry-related aspects will be presented and discussed:


- Towards an innovative ecosystem for food studies

- Research and Innovation across boundaries

- Bridges for the Food System approach – the industry as a key player


Online Abstratc submission deadline for Conference/PhD Workshop: 10 March 2018 

For more information, please visit the official website.


For registration, please visit registration website.


July 03-05, 2018, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

8. International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis

Prague, Czech Republic (English)

The 8th international RAFA symposium, will take place in Prague, Czech Republic during November 7-10, 2017. RAFA has grown since the conference was launched in 2003. The previous two events were attended by 800 participants from more than 60 countries of Europe, Asia, America, Australia, and Africa, and supported by more than 50 sponsors, exhibitors, and media partners.


The Symposium will provide overview of contemporary trends in analytical & bioanalytical strategies in food quality and safety control.


Some of the topics covered in RAFA 2017 will be:

  • Allergens,
  • Industrial, packaging and processing contaminants
  • Athenticity & food fraud
  • Novel foods & supplements
  • Smart sensors
  • Human biomonitoring

Registration and call for papaers will be open at the beginning of May 2017


You are warmly invited to our exciting scientific program and unforgettable sovial events!


For more information, visit the official RAFA 2017 website.


November 07-10, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

19. EuroFoodChem Conference

Budapest, Hungary (English)

This Conference will be organised under the umbrella of the Food Chemistry Division of European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS) in cooperation with the Hungarian Chemical Society and the Faculty of Food Science, Szent István University, Budapest.
It will take place October from 4th-6th 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.


The EuroFoodChem series of conferences is the flagship of the Division of Food Chemistry of EuCheMS and was initiated by our first Chairman, Professor Peter Czedik-Eysenberg.This is the second time that Budapest has been chosen as a venue, following EuroFoodChem X in 1999. At that time the Conference Chair was Professor Radomir Lásztity.


One of the most important aims of the EuroFoodChem Conference series is to bring together experienced and younger colleagues who share an overall interest in food, e.g. food specialists and other professionals from universities, research institutes, laboratories, industrial bodies, consumer and public authorities from Europe and beyond.


The topics of the XIXth EuroFoodChem Conference will reflect the Central Role of Food Chemistry within the Food Science. Specifically:Chemical reactions and interactions of food components; Chemical changes in food under processing and storage; Bioactive constituents and micronutrients; Food flavour, pigments and additives; Functional foods and ingredients; Novel foods and nanomaterials; Food adulteration, authenticity and traceability; Food composition, quality and safety; Novel methods for food chemistry; Food chemistry in bio-economy.


For more information, please visit the website!


October 04-06, 2017, Budapest, Hungary

2nd International Bioeconomy Congress

Stuttgart, Germany (English)

The congress will be an interdisciplinary meeting dedicated to systemic approaches of bioeconomy for experts from research and industry and stakeholders. Basic research will be covered in addition to implementation strategies for markets and society in order to develop future bioeconomy scenarios.


Call for contributions will be open until 15 March 2017. We are looking for oral and poster presentations on the following topics:


  • Sustainable biomass supply 
  • Food and feed – New sources, products, technology and applications
  • Value chains for new materials, chemicals and fuels
  • Substrates, technologies and products in the biogas value chain
  • Integration of feedstock and processes
  • Bioeconomy and the environment
  • Concepts for measuring and modelling the sustainability of bio-based materials
  • Societal issues of bioeconomy

For further information please visit the conference website:


September 12-13, 2017, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany

63th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology

Cork, Ireland (English)

The Congress will be held from August 13-18, 2017 in Cork, Ireland. The theme of the Congress is ‘how science can offer the meat production and processing sector solutions to enable it to nurture sustainably at local level while offering opportunities to grow globally’. The Congress will focus on discussing the scientific basis of these and on ways to overcome major technological challenges in their implementation.


For more information about key dates and scientific programmes visit the congress website.


August 13-18, 2017, Cork, Ireland

3rd International Conference on Movement and Nutrition in Health and Disease

Regensburg, Germany (English)

The third international conference on movement and nutrition in health and disease will take place from June 29th -- July 1st, 2017 in Regensburg, Germany.


A healthy diet and physical exercise play a pivotal role in aging and the prevention of major chronic diseases. Our conference will cover a wide range of topics appealing to the interests of clinicians, researchers, practitioners and experts from industry. It will provide you with ample opportunity to share and exchange knowledge and experience in regard to the contribution of diet, nutrition, physical exercise and sport to a healthy lifestyle, unimpaired aging, and the prevention and management of chronic diseases.


The conference venue is at the University of Regensburg in Bavaria. The almost 2000-year-old city is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is the best-preserved medieval city in Germany with numerous attractions from Roman times and the Middle Ages.


Further information can be found on the event's website.


June 29 - July 1, 2017, Regensburg, Germany

3rd 3D Footprinting Conference

Venlo, the Netherlands (English)

The 3D Food Printing Conference will take place on Jun 28, 2017 at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.


As with all 3D printing applications and aspects, 3D Food Printing is a huge hype. The 3D printing technology will be fundamental to the way people interact with food in the future. Supermarkets are already testing to 3D print customized cakes, restaurants are offering printed desserts. Some even claim that there will be a 3D food printer in every home in just two years. However, much research is required to change the hype into reality. Which industries will be influenced by the technology? Which food components can be printed in the near future? And which aspects should be taken into account to ensure safety and maintainability of 3D printed food? The 3D Food Printing Conference will answer this kind of questions.


Key reasons to attend the conference

  • Get up-to-date on the latest industry developments and innovations
  • Enhance your market intelligence by getting new insights
  • Develop your technical knowledge
  • Expand your network. Talk to future new clients, and start new partnerships with other professionals or innovative startups
  • Learn how other professionals create new solutions, ideas and creative ways to support their business model
  • Exposure. Spread information about your business, while sharing knowledge
  • Find out what your competitors are up to and learn ways to better support your own business
  • New clients. Find companies that need your company’s products and services

For more information, please visit the conference website.


June 28, 2017, Venlo, the Netherlands

University-Industry Interaction Conference

Dublin, Ireland (English)

Next year this three day event will redefine your UIIN conference experience all over again. From the 7th to 9th of June, 2017, more than 400 university leaders, practitioners, CEOs, policymakers and academics will visit Europe’s hub for technology start-ups and home to the European HQ of, amongst others, Facebook, Google, Airbnb, PayPal and Apple. Expose yourself to good practices and experiences of over 100 different organisations, learn from the worlds renowned academic experts in the field and network with some of the leading institutions on how to drive growth in your home region.

Call for Abstracts and Proposals

We are now calling for abstracts for papers, presentations, good practice case studies, next practice concepts and posters. Submissions will be reviewed by a scientific or practitioners committee and will be published in either the conference proceedings, the case study series, or next practice book (all registered with ISBN). The deadline for the submission of abstracts is December 12, 2016. Please submit your abstract online at:


For more information, please visit We are looking forward to welcoming you to Dublin.

June 07-09, 2017, Dublin, Ireland

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